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Researchers at the McGill School of Urban Planning have found that homes close to a city bike-share station saw increased property values in Montreal. According to lead author and university professor Ahmed El-Geneidy, the finding has implications for other cities with bike share programs, like New York. “We expect studies on other cities will also […]

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Citi Bike is revamping its fleet, adding 2,400 sturdier models that were designed by Ben Serotta, the legendary frame builder whose bikes have been ridden in the Olympics. The new bikes weren’t built with racing in mind, of course, but with customizability, functionality and safety. Serotta researched the bikes by talking with bike share employees, […]

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Perhaps Upper West Side residents have cooled a bit to the idea of CitiBike a bit since last month. Locals are now up in arms over several proposed locations for CitiBike docks, calling them “horrible,” DNAinfo reports. The Post, with its usual flair for hyperbole, goes so far as to call the future bike zones […]

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WNYC has done a true public service and determined the approximate locations of many of the city’s controversial speed cameras. The cameras issue tickets to drivers going more than 10 MPH over the speed limit. In 2014, they generated a revenue of over $23 million in fines. About half of the city’s 51 secret cameras, […]

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Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop transportation system would supposedly hurtle travelers and goods at speeds in excess of 700 miles an hour. Sadly, his initial plan was shot down by critics who felt he would never get through the necessary political red tape required for his ideal route between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Now an independent […]

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Newly released U.S. census data shows a massive increase in bike riding commuters in New York over the past few years, with twice as many people biking to work in 2013 than in 2009. The use of public transportation also rose by 3%, while driving to work alone dropped by 9%. New York still has […]

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CityRealty president Dan Levy is planning on pitching a gondola transportation system at a real estate conference today. The East River Skyway network would require several phases of construction, each costing between $75 and $125 million, which would run from “Brooklyn Navy Yard to Williamsburg then across the river to the Lower East Side; up to Greenpoint and Long Island City, then […]

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Another chapter unfolded Sunday afternoon in the long saga that is the underground, not-so-on-the-low service of $1 vans in this city when a woman leaped from one of the vans after cops targeted the driver. The unidentified woman jumped from a red Ford Econoline — with Jamaican flags tied to the front bumper and a […]

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After five weeks of outage, G train service has been restored this morning for all stops between Nassau Avenue in Brooklyn and Court Square in Queens. Since July, the MTA has been working to fix infrastructure damaged by flooding during Hurricane Sandy. Commuters have reported that the shuttle buses provided as alternative transportation were actually more frequent and reliable […]

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UPDATE: The strike has been called off after an agreement was made between the LIRR unions and the MTA. On Sunday at 12:01AM, LIRR workers have vowed to strike if the MTA management doesn’t offer them a contract, potentially affecting over 300,000 commuters and the local economy. The state comptroller estimates a loss of about […]

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